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Moose Mountain

Moose Mountain

Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

183

Rank in
Region

21

Rank in
State

4

Best time for snow at
Moose Mountain
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Tuesday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Wednesday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Thursday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Friday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Saturday
Day
0"
Night
0"
True Snow: 70" per year
Snow Quality Rank

165

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Dump Potential Rank

220

Moose Mountain is ranked No. 220 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

3.0%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

0.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

90.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

220

Moose Mountain is ranked No. 220 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

165

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Total Snow Score

This score accounts for total snow quantity, its moisture content, the resort's latitude, elevation, and its slope aspects, which affect total snow preservation.

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Core Strengths of Moose Mountain

Core Strengths
Travel Ease
rank
69
score
66.1
Snow Quality
rank
165
score
34.8
Expert
rank
174
score
27.4

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

1300 ft

1985 ft
Base Elevation: 685 ft

Slope Aspects

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A few words on the Snow at Moose Mountain

Moose Mt. has no detail snow data, but we accept the published average of 70 inches snowfall, as its interior Alaska location near Fairbanks is extremely cold and dry in winter. Deep powder is obviously rare.

Accumulation and Preservation

All the conventional ski area rules of thumb go out the window in interior Alaska. Any snow that falls will stick in the cold climate so Moose Mt. has a normal length ski season despite the modest snowfall. The south exposure is a positive due to better visibility and shelter from prevailing wind. The weak sun and cold temperatures should preserve packed powder conditions most of the season.